The route of the Inca Trail that leads to Machu Picchu is an Area protected by the Peruvian State, which has a Government Regulation, has a carrying capacity, per day there are 500 people, including porters, cooks, guides and tourists, it is for this reason that the spaces are sold out and requires interested parties and future clients to make their reservations 5 months in advance, especially in the months: April, May, June, July, August and September.
Every year in February, the route rests in order to maintain the environment, the rest of the months are considered low season, where your reservations can be checked 2 months before and you can find a space for the Inca Trail.
Day 01: CUSCO-HUAYLLABAMBA.
We will pick you up from your hotel, in a transport to head towards KM 82 (2,650 masl / 8,694 feet), the starting point of our trek, it is important to present our ORIGINAL IDENTIFICATION for the control of the Inca Trail. On this day, we will observe the archaeological complex of Patallaqta, dry forests, the archaeological site of Willkaracay. Finishing our walk in the community of Huayllabamba, our first camp (3,100 masl / 10,170 feet).
Day 02: HUAYLLABAMBA – PACAYMAYU.
After breakfast, we will start walking; this is one of the most difficult days of the Inca Trail. Walking uphill until we reach the Warmiwañuska pass (4,250 masl / 13,828 feet), where we will see the imposing peaks of the Vilcanota mountain range, then we will descend to the second Pacaymayu camp at (3,600 masl / 11,811 feet).
Day 03: PACAYMAYU – WIÑAYWAYNA
This is the longest day on the Inca Trail, but the most beautiful. We will observe the different ecological levels of the highlands of the place, the cloud forests and the rain forests, as well as all the tourist sites such as Runkurakay (3,760 masl / 12,335 feet), we will continue to the highest pass (3,900) / 12,795 ft.) , where we will have a short rest and then we will descend to the archaeological rest of Sayacmarca at (3,625 masl / 11,893 ft.). Then, we will go to Phuyupatamarka at (3,600 masl / 11,811 feet), resting place to take some photos of the mountains. Continuing up the stairs, we will take a path that will take us to our last camp, Wiñaywayna.
Day 04: WIÑAYWAYNA – MACHUPICCHU.
Early in the morning, we will have our breakfast. Then, we will pass through the Wiñaywayna control point, where we will present our entrance ticket and then we will walk towards the “Puerta del Sol”, known as “Inti Punku” (2,720 masl / 8,923 feet). To get the first views of Machu Picchu. Leaving our backpacks, at the control of the archaeological park of Machu Picchu. We will enter Machu Picchu for a guided tour of approximately 2 hours. Continuing We will take the bus down to the town of “Aguas Calientes”, where we will take our return train to the Ollantayambo station and then take our transport to Cusco where we will be dropped off at our hotel.
• Transportation to Km. 82
• Entrance to Machu Picchu, Inca Trail.
• Bus down from Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes.
• Professional guide.
• Camping equipment (tents, matras).
• Kitchen equipment. (tables, chairs, dining tent)
• Support staff (Porter).
• Food (3 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners).
• Return train ticket from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo.
• Transportation Ollanta – Cusco.
• First aid kit that includes oxygen.
DOES NOT INCLUDE:
• First breakfast and last lunch.
• Sleeping bag.
• Additional porter (ask before departure).
• The entrance to the mountains.
• Original identification documents (passport, DNI).
• Rain poncho.
• Good walking shoes, too (sandals).
• Sleeping bag (feather).
• Flashlight – batteries.
• Binoculars (optional).
• Walking stick and (optional).
• Extra money.
• Small backpack.
• Personal first-aid kit (if necessary).